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The Exercise in a Chair Program - on CD and mp3
A gentle exercise program to bring you health and wellness
There is no doubt that our modern way of life is making us increasingly inactive, and that inactivity is accelerating all our chances of developing heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, stress, anxiety, depression and even certain cancers.
But the purpose of my Exercise in a Chair program, is not to dwell on all the negative, but to show you that positive change, even starting with small positive change, is beneficial to health and recovery. You see, it is possible, even likely, that you became inactive due to ill-health, an accident, gradual decline, age or even depression. Whatever the reason, it is true, isn't it, that the less exercise you do, the less you want to do?
We all know inactivity creates serious health problems long-term and that OUR BODIES WERE DESIGNED TO MOVE, not sit in a lounger all day. But so many of us just don't have a clue where to start reversing that trend. This is why people join a gym, go mad, hurt themselves, conclude that exercise is not for them and quit.
But what does it mean to be more active?
To many the thought fills them with dread. Is it going to hurt? When will I find the time? How long before I see results? Yes, becoming more active involves moving more, but here's one thing that's true. The minute you start your health risks go down.
Everyone can benefit, whatever your age, limits, size or physical condition. Moving more is NOT training for a marathon. Simple, gentle chair exercises to start you off, improve circulation and keep your joints and muscles supple. Gradually you will improve your general fitness, reduce stiffness and pain in joints, even inflammation brought on by inactivity, and help to relieve stress.
What benefits will I get immediately?
• More energy
• Better health
• Greater flexibility
• Less pain
• Less stress and anxiety
• More relaxed
• Feel stronger
• Improved sleep
• Increased circulation
• Get fitter
• Greater mobility
• Reduce fatigue
• Improved muscle tone
And longer term?
• Your quality of life will improve
• More self-confidence
• Stronger bones and muscles
• More independence
• Lose weight and keep it off
• A great sense of achievement
• Improved physical and mental health
There are many more benefits to getting started with the Exercise in a Chair program, but you will encounter these in your own time. Gentle effective exercises will help to improve flexibility, reduce painful joints and muscles, gain strength, help you relax and improve your overall fitness.
What better way is there to get fit than to sit in your favourite chair and move your arms and legs? You could be on the edge of your bed, at your desk or dining table, or in your conservatory. You can do this in the privacy of your own home, so you needn't feel 'on display' with others. Or, you could feel comfortable doing this with a companion, so you keep each other company and motivated.
What about if I am in a wheelchair?
The Exercise in a Chair program is perfect for you and accessible to everyone. If you've had your chair long, you will already appreciate the way being sedentary affects the body and limbs. The exercises are designed to be an easy way to gain greater flexibility and increase stamina, one of the first things to go when restricted to a chair, making it very easy to regain improved health and fitness.
How long are the session tracks?
The CD has 3 tracks on it, each 23 minutes long. The exercises are the same for each track, but I changed the music of each track to give a little variety. So, if you listen to track 1 for a week or two and want a change, just go to track 2, and then track 3.
23 minutes seems a long time to start with, can I do shorter sessions?
Yes, of course. Your CD player has a pause button as does your mp3 player. If you find 23 minutes too much to start, begin with 5 minutes and build up your time over days and weeks. But to be fair, each exercise is directed at one limb at a time and then moves around the body to another limb, allowing you to rest in between before going back to the same point. We're trying to improve your mobility and flexibility, not wear you out. So don't worry, take things at your own pace.
I am recovering from surgery, will this help me?
Always best to just run this past your GP or consultant, but most will be only too pleased that you are doing gentle, manual exercises, as these will often aid in your recovery and speed up rehabilitation.
How to pay for your CD by Royal Mail
Many people still prefer to use the post and so I am happy to receive a UK cheque (payable to "Philip Chave").
Please send it to: The Haven, Street End Lane, Blagdon, Bristol, North Somerset, BS40 7TW.
Don't forget to include your return address, telephone, email address, and the CD you are ordering. Expect a short delay while your cheque clears. Thank You.
For optimum results please listen to your CD everyday and perform the exercises for a minimum of 30 days. Try to be as consistent as possible in order that you might achieve your goals. Once you have greater flexibility and more energy, you will likely want to do more and more.
Cautionary Note: Please do not push yourself beyond your capabilities. Start off slowly and gently and gradually build up your stamina. If any one particular exercise hurts, stop and either miss it out, or consult your GP to find out why you have this individual limitation.
Medical Disclaimer: Please remember, Distant Healer or The Haven Healing Centre products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent diseases or medical conditions. They are for educational purposes only. Please consult your GP, consultant or medical practitioner for any medical advice.
Website: Please find lots more information about the Exercise in a Chair program by visiting the website.
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Note 1: Please Apply Caution: THIS CD CONTAINS A DEEPLY RELAXING MEDITATION ROUTINE. PLEASE DO NOT LISTEN TO THIS WHILST DRIVING OR AT ANY OTHER TIME WHEN YOU NEED TO BE ALERT, OR PAYING ATTENTION, OR OTHERWISE OUTWARDLY FOCUSED. THANK YOU. - Phil
Note 2: I am karmically convinced of the safety of this product, but as I cannot directly influence how you use the CD, I can assume no liability whatsoever for damages of any kind that occur to you or anyone else who uses this product or applies the healing technique. The method of Healing presented here and on the CD is not intended as a substitute for professional health care. - Phil
Note 3: Please be aware that this CD does not take the place of conventional medicine. Always consult a GP for an acute or infectious condition, and problems of an urgent nature. Continue with your prescribed medication. Self healing is a complementary therapy that works effectively alongside orthodox/conventional healthcare, thus expanding your treatment options.
Note 4: Copyright Notice. All material produced by The Haven Healing Centre and the Distant Healer Home Therapist Series is protected by copyright law. You may make one backup copy of your CD or MP3 for your own personal use. You may not otherwise reproduce, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, or create derivative works of this material, unless authorized by The Haven Healing Centre.
It's a small investment in yourself, but could be a life-changing experience you will cherish forever.
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